Lengthy Suspensions Common In MLB HistoryMajor League Baseball dropped the hammer on Alex Rodriguez and 12 other players for their use of performance-enhancing drugs Monday by handing out lengthy suspensions. But long suspensions are nothing new in baseball where everything from a few games to a lifetime suspension have been handed down at one point.
Lifetime Bans Not New To BaseballIf New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is awaiting his suspension and could be banned for life. But lifetime bans are nothing new for Major League Baseball which has a lengthy history of throwing people out of the game.
Texting While Driving Ban Passes Fla. SenateA ban on texting while driving in the state of Florida is another step closer to becoming reality.
House Panel OKs Ban On Texting While Driving A ban on texting while driving in the state of Florida has gained new traction in Tallahassee as a House panel passed a bill creating a statewide ban.
Texting and Driving Put To The TestIt's dangerous and in many cases deadly. But Florida has no law against texting and driving. Today the legislature took a first step toward changing that, as one of many bills forbidding texting and driving went before a House Sub-Committee. CBS4's Vanessa Borge talks to one of the local politicians trying to change the law... and then headed to the Homestead Speedway to put distracted driving to the test.
Miami Adoptive Mother Struggles With Russian Adoption BanThey are children kept apart by politics. Last month, the Russian Government halted all adoptions of Russian children by Americans. The stunning and unexpected move has left "would-be-parents" in this country heartbroken, especially since many of these people have already met their Russian children.
Sweetwater To Ban Bath Salts In Addition To Fake MarijuanaThe City of Sweetwater has already outlawed synthetic marijuana and now wants to ban bath salts as well.
Comissioners Attempt To Ban Flavored TobaccoThe future of flavored tobacco products being sold in Miami-Dade County is not so clear as commissioners set out to get rid of them. In hopes of discouraging high-school kids from purchasing the funky-flavored chewing tobacco and cigars.
Sharks: The Fight To Keep Them AliveMore than 100,000 sharks are circling the South Florida coastline as part of an annual migration. The same migration is underway in the Bahamas. But unlike South Florida, CBS4's David Sutta shows us why the ocean's top predators there are all protected from fishing.
Committee OKs Internet Café Regulations But Not BanA Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would regulate Internet cafés, and rebuffed a proposed ban on the hundreds of businesses that critics compare to "storefront casinos.''
Texting While Driving Ban Moves Forward In TallahasseeA legislative committee in Tallahassee has voted to ban texting while driving.